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Peeling back the hinge's "protective" tape reveals the highest concentration of our purple-y powder yet.

Looks like that tape kept the powder away from the display, but held it all in the hinge. At least that powder goes well with the rest of the phone.

We're gonna need further disassembly to clean out all the powder. Let's go ahead and pull everything out.

First we find some clever interconnect cables, shaped to route them safely around the hinge.

Next we spot the lauded brushes, standing guard over a dust-covered phone. What's that? They look a little embarrassed? Yeah they probably should.

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